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Marshmallow Night

Devon is spending a few days at the lake with Grandma and Grandpa. Before he left, we had a backyard marshmallow party — it’d definitely Devon’s favourite kind of party. He’s such a big boy now he mostly can run the fire pit by himself:

Yard Work

Shauna has been on a mission to tame the wilderness that is our yard. After all the spring rain, it’s not just our rhubarb that’s gargantuan: our grass is knee-deep, our mint patch now covers half our front lawn, and the weeds are attacking the little that’s left of our …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. …

Evening in the yard

Grandpa Brent was transferred back to Southampton, so we left Owen Sound and followed along. Shauna leaves in the evening to spend …

Earth Day

Earth Day was on Saturday — the first warm, sunny weekend we got to spend together since at least last year. So …

Digging this weather

Spring has been here on and off for the past few weeks. Devon is rediscovering the yard again, and trying out all …

Last weekend for yard work

Now that he’s a toddler, Devon has evolved from a common garden pest to a really useful helper in the yard. October …

Toddlers and Ladders

We finally got a ladder to fix things around the house. Or, we thought we bought a ladder. A jungle gym is …

Raspberries

It’s been a hot summer, so our raspberries ripened all at once. Which is great, because we made a raspberry bear: